1 Judith Fox Notre Dame Law School 725 Howard Street South Bend, IN (574) Higher Education: University of Notre Dame Law School Notre Dame, Indiana J.D., Magna Cum Laude, May 1993 Law Review, Articles Editor Wilkes University Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Biology Employment: University of Notre Dame Law School Clinical Professor of Law (2012-present) Associate Clinical Professor of Law (July ) Berrien County Legal Services, St. Joseph, Michigan Deputy Director (March July 1997) Staff Attorney (May 1993-March 1995) Scholarship, Grants & Awards: Grenville Clark Award, service to the cause of peace and human rights, May 2015 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D. Collaborative Community Based Research Grant for, Credit Utilization of Low Income Communities, April 2014 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D. Faculty Community Based Research Award, 2013 Bellow Scholar, American Association of Law Schools, The St. Joseph Valley Project, Community Achievement Award for Social Justice, September Crutchfield Professor of the Year, N.D. Black Law Student Association, 2008 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D. Collaborative Community Based Research Grant for, Foreclosed and Abandoned Homes in South Bend: A Search for Causes and Solutions, April 2007 The St Joseph County Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, Grass Roots Leadership Award, 2004 Center for Social Concerns, University of Notre Dame, Course Development Grant, Summer, 2000 Harold Weber Scholar
2 Publications Journals: The Future of Foreclosure Law in the Wake of the Great Housing Crisis of , 54 Washburn Law Journal 489 (Summer 2015) Rush to Judgment: How the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Fails to Protect Consumers in Judicial Debt Collection, 13 FSU Bus. L. Rev. 37 (2014) The Foreclosure Echo: How Abandoned Foreclosures are re-entering the market through Debt Buyers, 26 Loyola Journal of Consumer Law 25 (2013) Consumer Law Clinics: Community-Based Lawyering A social Justice Response to the Financial Crisis, 3 Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law and Policy 517(2013) How Forum Determines Substance in Judicial Debt Collection, 31 Banking and Financial Services Rev. 11, August 2012 Do We Have a Debt Collection Crisis? Some Cautionary Tales of Debt Collection in Indiana 24 Loyola Consumer Law Review 355(2011) Encyclopedias: Debt, in Sage Encyclopedia of World Poverty, 2md. Ed., 2015, C.L.E. materials: Defending Consumers in Debt Collection, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, June Consumer Debt Collection and Mortgage Foreclosure, Indiana Law Update 2011, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Invited lectures: The Zombie Mortgage Loan, Indiana Tech Law School Symposium, Protecting the Consumers: Data, Debt and Storm Chasers, November 18, 2015 Zombie Mortgages, National Consumer Law Center Summer Mortgage Conference, concurrent session, July Abandoned Properties and Abandoned Foreclosures: How to Deal with the Aftermath of the Foreclosure Crisis, Law and Society Annual Conference, May 31, Rethinking Abandonment in the Wake of the Foreclosure Crisis, May 1, 2015, Association for Law, Property and Society annual meeting,
3 University of Georgia. The Future of Foreclosure, The Future of Housing-Equity, Stability and Sustainability Symposium, Washburn School of Law, February 26, 2015 The Foreclosure Echo: How Abandoned Foreclosures are Reborn in the Debt Market, Debt Collection in the Modern Economy, April 5, 2013, Loyola University of Chicago School of Law Community Based Lawyering: A Social Justice Response to the Financial Crisis, Association of American Law Schools, annual meeting, joint program of clinical law and poverty law sections, January 5, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: Application to Judicial Debt Collection, National Association of Attorneys General, Annual Consumer Conference, October 30, Insuring equality in Lending: Mortgages, payday loans and other lending issues, 39 th Annual Consortium of State and Local Human Rights Agencies Training Conference, June 21, 2012 The Unseen Consequences of the Foreclosure Crisis, (plenary address) Indiana Attorney General s Civil Justice Summit, November 16, The Process of Judicial Foreclosure in Indiana: Steps, Timeline, & The Role of Homeowners in the Process, Indiana University School of Law, April 3, 2009 Judicial Foreclosure in Indiana, Defending Foreclosures, Saving Homes; Valparaiso University School of Law, March 28, Your Financial Future: Revolutions in Thought, Indiana University South Bend, September 18, 2008 Rethinking Cross-Cultural Training, AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education (with Janet Thompson Jackson, Associate Professor, Washburn School of Law), May 2008 Social Justice Matters, Midwest Clinical Legal Education Conference, University of Notre Dame, October 14, 2006 Story-telling as an Advocacy Skill: Demonstrations of Ways to Teach Students How to Tell Client Stories Effectively, Midwest Clinical Legal Education Conference, Washburn Law School, October 7, 2005
4 C.L.E. and Judicial Education: Zombie Loans, continuing legal education, National Consumer Law Center Annual Litigation Conference, November 12, 2015 Zombie Loans, continuing legal education, National Consumer Law National Consumer Law Center Summer Mortgage Conference, plenary July 10, 2015 Zombie Mortgages, Indiana Judicial College, April 30, How to Defend a Foreclosure, Heartland Pro Bono Council, CLE, March 24, 2015 How to Assist Clients when the Bank Won t Foreclose: Indiana Supreme Court, Talk to a Lawyer Prep, October 13, 2014 Defending Consumers in Debt Collection, Consumer Law Conference, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, June 27, 2012 The Ever Changing Face of Mortgage Foreclosure: Outline of Emerging Issues and Changes in the Law, St. Joseph County Bar Association Local Practice Seminar, November 10, 2011 Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Program, Indiana Judicial College, September 21, 2011 Consumer Debt Collection and Mortgage Foreclosure, Indiana Law Update, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, September 14, 2011 Mortgage Foreclosure Law, Judicial Conference, September 21, 2011 How to Represent Borrowers in Foreclosure Mediation Conferences: Common Problems Faced Dealing with Servicers, Handling Mortgage Cases From A to Z Conference, National Consumer Law Center, July 15, Mortgage Foreclosure-Where Do We Go From Here, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation, October 28, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Indiana Pro Bono Seminar, October 11, Pro-Bono Attorney Foreclosure Mediation Training, University of Maryland School of Law, July 29, 2010.
5 Defending Foreclosure in the 21 st Century, The Local Practice Seminar, St. Joseph County Bar Association, November 12, The Credit Card Act: What you need to Know, Notre Dame Law School Saturday continuing legal education series, September 21, Updates on the Foreclosure Crisis, Indiana Judicial Center, Northern region judicial meetings, August 17, 2009 (judicial training) Defending Foreclosure in Indiana, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, May 12, 2009 (tape was replayed throughout the state in an effort to train 700 lawyers on foreclosure defense) The Changing Face of Foreclosure, Indiana Judicial Conference, April 16 and April 17, 2009 (judicial training) Judicial Role in the Foreclosure Crisis, District Judicial Meetings (Districts 7, 8, 10, 11, 12,13, and 14), April 23, 27, 28, and 29, 2009 (judicial training) Emerging Topics Related to Mortgage Law, Notre Dame Law School Saturday continued legal education series, September 6, Fair Debt Collection Practices, Indiana Pro Bono Seminar, Indiana State Bar Association, November 3, 2006 Home Construction Law, Introduction to Pro Bono Law seminar, Indiana State Bar Association, November 11, 2005 Indiana Home Loan Protection Act, Defending Hoosier Homes: Mortgage Foreclosure & Predatory Lending, Indiana Legal Services and Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, September 15, 2005 Issue Spotting, Defending Hoosier Homes: Mortgage Foreclosure & Predatory Lending, Indiana Legal Services and Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority, September 15, 2005 Indiana Deceptive Sales Act and Related Statutes, Predatory Lending Training, sponsored by The National Consumer Law Center, The National Housing Law Project and Indiana Legal Services, September 24, 2003 Other Panels, Papers and Presentations:
6 The Uniform Law Approach (panelist), Notre Dame Journal of Legislation symposium on Uniform Laws: Tackling the Legal Issues in Human Trafficking, November 18, Excesses of Capitalism (discussant), Law and Society Annual Conference, May 30, 2015 AALS, Clinical Section, Midwest Clinical Conference, panel presentation (with Deborah Burand, Michigan Law School & Rachel Settlage, Wayne State), Newer Clinical Workshop, a workshop to train new clinicians, September 12, 2014 AALS, CLEA conference, panel presentation (with Michael Gregory, Harvard Law School and Mary Spector, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law): Can Empirical Research in our Clinics Help us Become Better Clinicians, April 30, 2014 The Foreclosure Crisis in St. Joseph County Indiana, , Ninth Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Law and Economics Association, October 9, 2009 Bringing About Change: Our Economy s Effects on Education, Family Violence and Unemployment, panel discussion, St, Mary s College, March 26, The Face of Foreclosure in Indiana, Economic Forum, South Bend, January 27, 2009 Collaborations with Other Legal Professionals, Midwest Clinical Legal Education Conference, Indiana University School of Law, November 14, 2008 Vicarious Traumatization and Burnout, Workshop, AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education, May, Putting a Face on the Poor, Option for the Poor Conference, University of Notre Dame, October 2002 Classes Taught: Economic Justice Project Negotiation Consumer Law Topics in Poverty Law: Domestic Violence Clinical Ethics
7 Consultancies: Consumer Advisory Board, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ( ) Trainer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Your Money Your Goals, Pilot Program, South Bend and Indianapolis (2013) Uniform Commission on Laws, working group on mortgage foreclosure mediation Indiana Supreme Court, mortgage facilitator; mortgage foreclosure task force University of Minnesota Law School, external reviewer, tenure and promotion case Working group, National Consumer Law Center, uniform garnishment law Academic Committees: Ad Hoc Committee for Faculty Governance, Chair ( ) Faculty Senate, Academic Affairs Committee ( ) Chair, ; Academic Council, Advanced Studies Committee ( ) Special Professional Faculty, executive committee ( ; chair, ) Academic Council, Faculty Affairs Committee ( ; ) Curriculum Committee ( ) ABA Self-Study Committee ( ) Admissions Committee ( , ) Law Repayment Assistance Program Committee ( , 2014) Fellowship Committee, chair (2012) Legal Committees: Professional Memberships: Indiana Bar Foundation, Uniform Commission of Laws, working group on foreclosure mediation Indiana State Bar Pro Bono Committee Indiana State Bar Legislative Committee Advisory Board, Indiana Legal Foreclosure Assistance Project (2008-present) St. Joseph County Bench and Bar Committee (2002 to present) Michigan State Bar, Standing Committee on Domestic Violence ( ) Berrien County Court Unification Pilot Project ( ) National Association of Consumer Advocates Clinical Legal Education Association American Association Law Schools
8 Community Activities: Indiana State Bar Association St. Joseph County Bar Association Michigan State Bar Association 7 th Circuit Bar Association United Way (Board of Directors) Bridges Out of Poverty, Predatory Lending Sub-Committee (2006-present) St. Joseph County Literacy Council Board of Directors ( ) CAN Network, governing council (2007-present) 4Community Planning Grant Executive Committee (2006) St. Joseph County Self-Sufficiency Task Force (2004-present) Safe Shelter, Benton Harbor, Michigan Board of Directors ( )